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  Words related to original

Related / Similar Words: master, master copy, archetype, pilot

 

Definition:
  • an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made;
  • an original model on which something is patterned;
  • not derived or copied or translated from something else; "the play is original; not an adaptation"; "he kept the original copy and gave her only a xerox"; "the translation misses much of the subtlety of the original French";
  • preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed; "the original inhabitants of the Americas"; "the book still has its original binding"; "restored the house to its original condition"; "the original performance of the opera"; "the original;
  • being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind";
  • (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary; "his work is based on only original, not secondary, sources";

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    See Also: creative, originative, first, primary, unconventional

     

    Attributes: originality

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: origineel  
    Finnish: alkuperäinen   French: original  
    German: original   Greek: αρχικός  
    Hungarian: eredeti   Italian: originale  
    Japanese: 本来   Korean: 최초의  
    Portuguese: original   Russian: первоначальный  
    Serbian: самобитан   Spanish: original  
    Swedish: original-  
     
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